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J. Francois Eid, MD: Penile Implant Therapy & Options

We sat down with Dr. Eid at his New York City office to ask him about the latest developments in penile implant therapy.

Men's Health Update

Preterm Birth Predicts Low Exercise Capacity in Young Men

Being born preterm or small for gestational age predicts low exercise capacity in otherwise healthy young men, a Swedish study found.

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Pelvic Floor Exercises May Be Effective for Premature Ejaculation

Pelvic Floor Exercises May Be Effective for Premature Ejaculation

In a small study, the treatment was associated with a 4-fold increase in average ejaculation time.

Ejaculatory Problems Linked to BPH Drugs

Ejaculatory Problems Linked to BPH Drugs

Alpha blockers and 5-alpha reductase inhibitors increase the risk of ejaculatory dysfunction, a systematic review and meta-analysis shows.

Prostatic Artery Embolization Works for Enlarged Prostate

Prostatic Artery Embolization Works for Enlarged Prostate

Cumulative rates of clinical success were 87.2% at 3 months, 80.2% at 18 months, and 72.3% at 36 months (long term).

Stress Raises Infertility Risk in Women

Stress Raises Infertility Risk in Women

Higher levels of salivary alpha-amylase linked to longer time-to-pregnancy.

Prolapse Procedures Show Comparable Efficacy

Prolapse Procedures Show Comparable Efficacy

A study found similar surgical success rates with uterosacral ligament suspension and sacrospinous ligament fixation.

Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin Linked to Diabetes Risk

Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin Linked to Diabetes Risk

Low prepregnancy concentrations associated with increased risk of gestational diabetes.

Mentally Ill Teens Face Higher Fertility Rates

Mentally Ill Teens Face Higher Fertility Rates

Fertility rate not declining as much over time in teen girls with major mental illness versus unaffected girls.

Fear of Violence Hinders Safe Sex Attempts for Women

Fear of Violence Hinders Safe Sex Attempts for Women

Fear of intimate partner violence linked to inconsistent condom use.

Preterm Birth Predicts Low Exercise Capacity in Young Men

Being born preterm or small for gestational age predicts low exercise capacity in otherwise healthy young men, a Swedish study found.

Most Women on Dialysis Satisfied with Their Sex Life

Sexual inactivity is common but not bothersome to many women, study shows.

Children of Older Dads More Likely to Die Before Age 5

Children of Older Dads More Likely to Die Before Age 5

Excess risk of death found among children born to fathers aged 40 or older.

TSPO Not Needed for Testosterone Production After All

Improved understanding of biosynthesis mechanisms will lead to better diagnoses and treatments for steroid hormone production disorders.

Sexual Function in Women May Improve with Bariatric Surgery

Sexual Function in Women May Improve with Bariatric Surgery

Favorable changes also observed in levels of reproductive hormones.

Bariatric Surgery Does Not Improve Male Infertility

The effect of obesity on male infertility has been well established.

EPIC Scores Predict Urinary, Sexual Function

EPIC Scores Predict Urinary, Sexual Function

3-month urinary, sexual function scores predict 12-month outcomes in prostate cancer survivors.